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Meng Wanzhou can return to China, admits helping Huawei conceal dealings in Iran

The deferred prosecution agreement the United States struck with the tech executive, who had been detained for nearly three years in Canada, did not include a guilty plea.

Delta Air Lines calls for carriers to share names of unruly passengers

Delta says it has submitted the names of more than 600 banned passengers to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Hollywood’s climate-change crusade has a whole new wave of energy — and hurdles

The entertainment industry increasingly wants to marshal storytelling to effect change. But saving the world is harder than it looks.

China vows to ‘clamp down’ on cryptocurrency trading, bans crypto mining

China said all virtual currencies were illegal. Bitcoin fell 5% following the announcement.

In the long run, slow and steady stock-buying easily beats trying to time market dips, experts say

There are risks to basing your investing strategy solely on buying when the market is down. Experts recommend a more steady approach called "dollar-cost averaging."

Greener pastures: Marijuana jobs are becoming a refuge for retail and restaurant workers

An estimated 321,000 Americans now work in the industry, a 40 percent increase from last year, making legal cannabis one of the country’s fastest growing sectors.

China’s Evergrande, facing collapse under debt mountain, decides silence is golden

Giant developer that rode the Chinese housing boom missed a key interest payment and could be declared in default in less than a month.
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Semiconductor shortage that has hobbled manufacturing worldwide is getting worse

A problem that has forced automakers to cut production and furlough workers in some instances shows few signs of resolution this year.

Biden taps Wall Street critic Saule Omarova for key banking regulation post

The Cornell University law professor has called for an end to banking “as we know it.”

Dow pops 500 points as stock markets shrug off warnings from China

Investors are waiting to see whether Evergrande Group will make good on an $83.5 million debt payment due Thursday or careen toward default.

Baby deaths spur recall of 3.3 million Boppy and Pottery Barn infant loungers

Federal safety regulators say the products are "simply too risky to remain on the market” after eight infants in five years accidentally suffocate in them.

Mortgage rates show little change again this week

The 30-year fixed-rate average crept higher to 2.88 percent this week but has stayed within a tight range for nearly two months.

Management eats up meeting time by talking sports

Our weekly status meetings are being taken over with sports chatter. How can I persuade leadership to make better use of our time?

Melvin Van Peebles, fiercely independent filmmaker, dies at 89

His “Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song” — about a Black American revolutionary on the run — was a milestone of independent and African American cinema.
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